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Book review: “Covid-19: The Politics of a Pandemic Moral Panic” (2021): insights into the Corona-Panic in Canada and an intellectual framework for the Panic


(Part of an intended ongoing series of reviews-and-responses to books on the Corona-Panic of the early 2020s.) I liked this book, though it may not suit all audiences. COVID-19: The Politics of a Pandemic Moral Panic packs rather a lot … Continue reading

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Scenes from the “Defeat the Mandates” rally (Washington D.C., Jan. 23, 2022) and thoughts on its place in Corona-Panic history


A place there surely will be, in the annals of the early-2020s Corona-Panic, for the “Defeat the Mandates” rally, held Washington, D.C., on Sunday, January 23, 2022. To my knowledge, “Defeat the Mandates” was the largest single show-of-force protest- or … Continue reading

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Against the Corona Panic, Pt. V: A Hero of the Hour, Dr. Knut Wittkowski


For earlier entries “Against the Corona Panic,” see: Parts One, Two, Three, Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve ____________ (This post contains introductory material by me, brief comments on the Wittkowski interview of April 1-2, a few … Continue reading

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The Importance of Ancestry (China)


Chinese were asked “How important for citizenship — in your opinion — is having ancestors from this country?” Observations: #1 — Upper-class Chinese youth are noticeably more “voelkisch” than their lower-class peers. #2 —

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